File:Gary Fisher (5685217988).jpg|thumb|right|Gary Fisher in 2011
'''Gary Christopher Fisher''' (born November 5, 1950) is considered one of the inventors of the modern mountain bike
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Fisher started competing in road and track races at age 12. He was suspended in 1968 because race organizers cited a rule that his hair was too long.
By 1972 this rule had been repealed and Fisher's career continued. He won the TransAlp race in Europe and a Masters XC national title.
Fisher went to work in 1975 on his 1930s Schwinn
Excelsior X bicycle. His innovations to the model included drum brakes, motorcycle brake levers and cables, and triple chainrings, all taken from "junkers" Fisher found at bike shops. The next year, Fisher participated in the Repack...